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of hurricane sandy. also this week they are expected to debate and approve the nomination of john carrie to be secretary of state. live coverage of the senate on c-span spab. and the house is out this week to allow members time in their home districts. they will meet in a brief session tomorrow but no business will take place. they will be back next week and you can see live coverage of the house here on c-span. a quick look now at some of the new faces of the 113 congress. mass mals well comes new senator elizabeth warren. she was an early advocate for the formation of the consumer protection bureau. she defeated scott brown and become it is first woman to represent massachusetts in the senate. in the house joseph kennedy represents the fourth district. he is the grandson of us senator robert f. kennedy. >> if we can weigh flt needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a pulpit and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity in this country is nothing short of a public health crisis. >> i think i just had little
in the jon-benet ramsey case. reports that a grand jury actually indicted john and patsy ramsey in connection with the death. why did the prosecutor decline to try that case? >>> we begin with that tragic nightclub fire in brazil. mike taibbi has the latest. mike, good morning. >> good morning, savannah. it has been a dead lly combinatn in the past, a nightclub filled with revelers and pyrotechnics and few too ways to escape led to panic. in santa maria, it was packed with its usual saturday nightclub when, at 2:00 in the morning, disaster. a swift-moving fire filled the ground-floor club with thick smoke. witnesses said club security initially blocked several emergency exits, thinking p patrons were leaving without paying and that left only a few ways out. in the ensuing panic, some victims were trampled. most died of smoke inhalation. many witnesses told police this fire was triggered by the use of some incindiery device on stage. >> the band used fireworks and as we heard it was usual for this presentation but the ceiling was too short. >> reporter: some club goers who did make it out join
on the right. republicans really got absolutely crushed by gop primary voters. case in point was john mccain, standing right behind ted kennedy during that press conference. how did this come to pass? the november elections. we saw the numbers. it has been talked about and talked about since then, the fact that latino voters have been going up as a percentage of the electorate and republicans got fewer than they have in three presidential elections. so it was a real wake-up call we're told, particularly to republicans like john mccain and lindsey graham of south carolina, who had kind of been working on comprehensive immigration reform on and off again. lindsey graham called chuck schumer. they had the first of five meetings. some were after the election. and they set in motion this process, a timetable to have principles now, the end of january, legislative language in march and they hope to have some kind of vote in the senate before the august recess. >> let's talk about the timing of this announcement here. the president was -- he's going to go to vegas tomorrow and is supposed to ou
in to super bowl live, delivered by papa john's, for the next three hours. i have super bowl champions to my left, darren sharper, and heath evans. the 49ers at last check are in the air. they are about 20 minutes away from landing in new orleans. when they do land -- >> where does that put them, over arkansas? >> roughly arkansas. we should get a flight map up there. >> we're not known for geography. when they get to louisiana, they'll be landing in new orleans. we'll take you the niners press conferences as they get the hotel. we'll show you the niners walking down the jetway down to the tarmac. we'll bring you everything from the 49ers' arrival as he head on to new orleans. they beat the two seed, they beat the one seed to get to new orleans. here they are, the san francisco 49ers, looking for their sixth super bowl. and they packed up early today, in santa clara, california, headed to the airport to san jose to get on that plane and to fly down to new orleans for the tenth super bowl that that city will host. tied with miami now for the most all-time. there they are, guys, getting up the
program, very popular amongst a lot of people. ended under president obama and john boehner got it back in. do you think the unions are nervous with the school choice week they have 3600 events taking place nationwide. it seems to be gaining steam. >> bob: sure. but there are things to consider here. if you take the charter school students and the ones that get vouchers for private schools there are still 49 million students left in public schoo schools. the question is what can we do to make the school better. i think the voucher system works. i talked to juan a lot. there is a place for more charter schools but the money is expensive. >> dana: when it comes to the money and managing the school what is could make a difference for a lot of school districts? how do we figure out how the property tax goes to make sure the kids are well educated and parents don't have to be forced. >> eric: the left doesn't want to hear it but performance, let the teachers be -- compensation be based on performance of the students. the only way to do it. you weed out the poor performers and public schools wil
department, senator john kerry, faced questions before the senate foreign relations committee this week. during his opening remarks, he was interrupted by an anti-war protester, which triggered this personal reply. >> when i first came to washington to testify, i obviously was testifying as part of a group of people who came here to have their voices heard. and that is above all what this place is about. >> nearly 42 years ago, it was kerry who aimed to have his voice heard when he first appeared on capitol hill not as a politician but as a protester. the year, 1971. he was part of an anti-war group testifying before that very committee. but it was days before on this program where kerry gave the country its first look at a future leader. and it's this morning's "meet the press" moment. >> we are down here to demand that those who call themselves the most committed of all in this country, namely the senators and congressmen, who have been talking peace for the past few years, that these men exercise their responsibility granted them by the constitution of this country to end this war. >
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